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Table 5 Effect of different weed control treatments on yield traits of potato plants during 2018 season

From: Comparison of safe weed control methods with chemical herbicide in potato field

Treatments 2018 season
Average of tuber weight (g) Tuber fresh weight/plant (g) Tuber diameter (cm) Tuber length (cm) Total yield (ton/ha) Specific gravity (g/cm3)
Rice straw mulch 193.2 667.2 7.30 11.97 38.50 1.220
Wheat straw mulch 194.1 681.7 740 12.32 42.65 1.032
Cheeseweed straw mulch 197.4 689.3 7.65 12.65 42.91 1.059
Salix straw mulch 185.2 655.3 7.00 11.80 36.68 1.018
Guava leaf straw mulch 190.7 645.1 7.07 11.75 36.45 1.007
Banana leaf straw mulch 211.7 719.8 8.45 13.42 43.30 1.115
Black plastic mulch 218.3 725.7 8.49 13.51 43.87 1.118
Metribuzin 195.3 685.7 7.82 12.87 41.25 1.075
Hoeing (twice) 201.2 709.2 7.07 12.09 42.55 1.102
Unweeded check 151.3 475.2 5.40 8.75 24.40 1.118
LSD 0.05 3.1 15.2 0.39 0.95 1.63 NS